Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
Housing Authority of Salt Lake City is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), Moderate Rehabilitation, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Shelter Plus Care programs. As of March 6th, 2021, Housing Authority of Salt Lake City has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
Housing Authority of Salt Lake City serves Salt Lake City.
Open Housing Authority of Salt Lake City Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Housing Authority of Salt Lake City Website: http://www.haslcutah.org/.
Housing Authority of Salt Lake City Phone: (801) 487-2161.
Open Until Further Notice:
Salt Lake City, Utah Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 21, 2019 at 8:00 am MST, until further notice.
Please note: This is a joint waiting list opening by the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City and Housing Connect (formerly the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake). Applicants can use the same online application portal to apply for each housing authority's waiting list.
To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.
This waiting list has the following preferences:
- Termination due to insufficient funding
- Non-Elderly Disabled
- Victims of Domestic Violence
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the HASLC website.
Sources: This information was verified by the HASLC website, as of January 9, 2020.
This waiting list is for rental assistance in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (801) 487-2161.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 02/07/2020.
About Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
More information about Housing Authority of Salt Lake City can be found on its website at http://www.haslcutah.org/.
Representatives of Housing Authority of Salt Lake City may be available by phone at (801) 487-2161. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Salt Lake City manages 2,509 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Family Unification ||Tenant Protection ||Ported Out ||VASH ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||1,789 ||53 ||72 ||19 ||222 ||354 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$706 ||$924 ||$684 ||$856 ||$591 ||$585 |
||$1,263,450 ||$48,984 ||$49,268 ||$16,263 ||$131,236 ||$207,227 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 10% having issued approximately 262 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 25 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $13,086 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 63% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
38% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 63% of all households were headed by a female.
40% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 17% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 55% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 77% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
37% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 30% with 2 bedrooms and 33% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of Salt Lake City voucher holders in 2016 was $333 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $702. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $118.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
660 S 300 E
Salt Lake City, Utah
1992 S 200 E
Salt Lake City, Utah
Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Salt Lake City
5605 W Roe Deer Lane
1812 S West Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
444 South 900 East
Salt Lake City, Utah